FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions regarding Visa and Passport services.

LOCATION

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WHAT ARE YOUR OFFICE HOURS?
A: 9:00 AM to 6:30 PM
WHAT IS THE CROSS STREET ON WILSHIRE?
A: Hauser (near El Rey Theatre)
WHERE IS THE ENTRANCE TO THE BUILDING?
A: In front of the building on Wilshire
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WHERE CAN I PARK?
A: Parking is on Wilshire until 4:00 PM. Additional parking is available on surrounding streets
WHAT IS YOUR ADDRESS?
A: 5670 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1970 Los Angeles, CA 90036 [/column] [/row]

VISA SERVICES

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CAN GLOBAL ACCESS PROCESS FOREIGN VISAS AND SUBMIT TO CONSULATES OUTSIDE OF CALIFORNIA?
A: Yes, we process and submit visas throughout the US and Internationally.
HOW FAST CAN ONE GET A FOREIGN VISA THROUGH GLOBAL ACCESS?
A: Consulate preparation & processing times vary depending on the nationality of the traveler and the country of destination requirements. [/column] [column columns=6]
HOW MANY MONTHS DOES MY PASSPORT HAVE TO BE VALID TO BE ACCEPTED FOR A FOREIGN CONSULATE VISA ISSUANCE?
A: Standard validity is six (6) months from date of departure of designated country, yet validity times can vary per country of destination [/column] [/row]

GENERAL

DOES GLOBAL ACCESS PROVIDE SERVICE FOR NON-ENTERTAINMENT CLIENTS?
A: We accept referrals from our entertainment clients and normally do not accept jobs from the general public

U.S. PASSPORT SERVICES

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HOW FAST CAN ONE GET A US PASSPORT THROUGH GLOBAL ACCESS?
A: Our services are:  Same day, Next day, or 2-day from the date of submission to the U.S. Passport Agency
DOES THE U.S. PASSPORT AGENCY REQUIRE THE IDENTIFICATION DOCUMENTS TO BE CERTIFIED?
A: YES, an original Certified Birth or Marriage Certificate is required from the jurisdictional State Vital Statistics Office [/column] [column columns=6]
HOW DO I CHANGE MY NAME ON MY PASSPORT?
A: Provide an original Certified Marriage Certificate OR Notarized Court Order of Name change
CAN I JUST SEND YOU MY DOCUMENTS FOR A FIRST TIME OR REPLACEMENT PASSPORT PROCESSING?
A: All applicants must apply IN PERSON at a Passport Acceptance Facility or Passport Agency for a First Time or Replacement Passport [/column] [/row]